Spathoglottis plicata Blume
  • Bijdr.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Spathoglottis plicata Blume. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000312121. Accessed on: 18 Sep 2021'

General Information

Pseudobulbs ovoid-conic, ca. 3 × 1-1.7 cm, ± enclosed in sheaths, with 3-5 leaves. Leaf blade linear-lanceolate, 30-80 × 5-7 cm, petiole-like stalk 10-20 cm. Inflorescence to 100 cm, with many tubular sheaths; rachis 8-15 cm, 9-16-flowered; floral bracts reflexed, purple, ovate, ca. 1.5 cm. Flowers opening successively, purple; pedicel and ovary purplish, 25-35 mm. Sepals ovate, concave, 15-17 × ca. 9 mm, sparsely pubescent, apex acute; lateral sepals oblique. Petals subelliptic, ca. 18 × 13 mm, apex acute; lip 3-lobed, 16-23 mm, with 2 small, triangular, pubescent auricles at base of claw; disk with 2 short keels arising from base of lip; lateral lobes falcate, ca. 6 × 3 mm, apex dilated and truncate; mid-lobe dilated toward apex and flabellate, ca. 10 mm, apex subtruncate and often shallowly 2-lobed, with a distinct claw at base; claw and lower part of lip sometimes yellow; keels expanded toward apex into 2 large, fleshy, erect, rounded extensions terminating near base of claw, extensions pubescent adaxially. Column ca. 1.5 cm. Fl. Jan-Dec. 2n = 40, 42, 60.

  • Provided by: [A].Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
    • Source: [
    • 1
    • ]. 

     Information From

    Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
    http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2
    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • A Missouri Botanical Garden
    Orchidaceae
    • B CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).